Nigerian striker Cyriel Dessers boost Cremonese’s hope of surviving by netting the crucial goal against Empoli.
Cremonese continue to hang on in Italian Calcio relegation battle after another hard fought 1-0 win over Empoli, who themselves also paraded another Nigerian, Tyronne Ebuehi.
The Lombardy outfit came into the match day 30th encounter, sitting 19th on the log with with 16 points, 10 adrift behind 17th place Spezia who themselves lost 0-3 at home to Lazio.
Cremonese must pick points in available games to avoid instant return to the second division.
Davide Ballardini’s side however got off to perfect start at the Stadio Giovanni Zini, taking the lead after just four minutes.
Leonardo Sernicola sent a perfect long ball to Cyriel Dessers, who controlled it well on chest before beating past goalkeeper Samuele Perisan in goal for Empoli.
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The goal was Dessers’ 6th in the Serie A, he also has 2 assists from his 24 matches for the Lombardy outfit.
The goal was enough for Cremonese to secure their third win of the season.
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